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>> reporter:whoosh >> reporter:from the firehouse to the jailhouse. >> reporter:a san jose firefighter in court today on drug charges. >> reporter:he's also accused of molesting a 17 year old boy. >> investigation is ongoing >>whoosh >> reporter:also tonight oakland's plan for citywide surveillance >> >> reporter:what you need to know about the hot pocket recall >>whoosh >> reporter:the new warning about lyme disease >>whoosh >> reporter:and the sound baseball fans have been waiting for. whack we are live with the giants and a's in arizona.
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choice for prime time news. tonight at 8-- a follow up >> pam: to our exclusive investigation. into the team doctor of san francisco 49ers. >> pam: dr daniel garza was also a respected stanford associate professor and researcher. in the field of sports medicine. >> pam: he killed himself, after coming under criminal investigation for sexually abusing former stanford students. >> pam: kron 4's maureen kelly has learned new details. about spree. >> reporter:kron4 news has learned how doctor daniel garza was believed to be drugging and molesting his male victims. we know there were at least three young men and possibly more. his latest victims were former stanford students.working for the univeristy. his m.o. with all of them was the same. >> reporter:he lured them here to his home in the emerlad lake hills area above redwood city. garza played on his victims sympathies. getting them to spend the night by telling them he was dying of cancer and needed their help and comfort to deal with his suffering. the victimsthinking they were serptiously given a drug that knocked them out. >> reporter:after that is when it's believed the victims were
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abused. >> reporter:the university says when they got wind of the allegations of garza's possible misconduct in september of 2013, they immediately notified law enforcement and put garza on administrative leave. >> reporter:stanford says before that they never received any complaints about him or had any indication of his engaging in inappropriate behavior. but our investigation turned up three other menwho say garza molested or attempted to molest them when they were high school students and he was their teacher 20 years ago in el paso texas. his method back then was similarthen he fooled the young teens by saying needed help conducting a research experimentand more than once he used a drug on his victims..a potent anestetic called halothan, in order to knock them out first. >> reporter:two of those victims reported the abuse, but garza was never charged. garza then went on to stanford medical school.where he remained for the rest of his career. he became a doctor specializing in sports medicine, working with student athletes and doing research on sports related injuries. in 2007 he got a job working as the team doctor for the san francisco 49ers. >> reporter:kron4 news has learned while employed by
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stanford garza passed numerous criminal background checks. this video shows garzaon the field treating a 49er during a game against the seahawks back in septemberthe team says none of their players have come forward with any complaints about garza. exactly one month after this game.and about two weeks after his home was raided by law enforecment looking for evidence, garza killed himself. the san mateo county coroner says he did not detect any signs that garza suffered from cancer. maureen kelly kron4 news. >> pam: a south bay firefighter accused of selling drugs. for and molesting a 17-year-old boy. makes his first court appearance today.. >> pam: kron four's rob fladeboe reports from the hall of justice in san jose. >> reporter: 53-year-old mario enrique questas walked into department 23 just after 1:45 tuesday afternoon. he was in handcuffs and chained at the waist. the veteran firefighter was arraigned on three felony drug charges. he is alleged to have sold methamphetamine >> reporter:to an undercover cop with the state and county enforcement task force.
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>> reporter:a former fire engineer at san jose's station and more recently assigned to the department's community outreach division, questas also faces charges inwith the alleged molestation of a 17-year-old boy but prosecutors had little to say about that part of the case. >> that part of the investigation is ongoing. it is taken very seriously and thoroughly investigated. >> reporter:investigators say the sex resulted from a tipthe drug case and that they suspect there may be more victims as the case unfolds. if convicted on the drug charges, questas could spend as long as four years, eight months in state prison. it he left the courtroom, questas gave a thumbs up and winked to someone in the gallery. >> reporter: in san jose rob fladeboe kron4 news
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>> pam: in santa rosa. a former social worker is behind bars tonight. accused of embezzling 400-thousand dollars from dozens of his disabled clients. >> pam: larry sark, allegedly embezzled the money from 51 disabled clients. >> pam: sark's job was to assist the individuals by requesting social security funds. >> pam: sark requested the funds without his clients' knowledge and deposited hundreds of check into his own private bank accounts. >> pam: police started investigating sark in last year after allegations surfaced that he may have had an inappropriate relationship with one of his clients. >> pam: a north bay regional center employee reviewed that client's file and found that checks intended for the client had been deposited in sark's personal bank account. >> pam: sark is scheduled to be arraigned tomorrow. >> pam: sunnyvale police have arrested a man. accused of molesting four children between 1999 and 2005. >> pam: this is the suspect. michael anthony. the alleged sexual assaults all happened near his home on brahms way. the alleged incidents date back to when anthony was a teenager.
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police say, the victims were aged three- to- eight at the time. and it was one of them who recently tipped off police about the crimes. anthony is also accused of possessing child pornography on his computer. >> pam: controversy brewing over oakland's surveillance project. right now. the oakland city council is deciding whether to create a network of surveillance cameras across the city. >> pam: as kron 4's scott rates reports. opponents feel. having all the cameras. will be an invasion of privacy. >> reporter: the bill made aware of this this this is flat out the position of privacy. invasion of privacy
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>> reporter: ukraine, where months of peaceful protests have now turned violent. >> reporter:at least 18 people are dead including six policemen. >> reporter:fires and explosions in a city of nearly three million >> reporter:the focal point is independence square, where protestors have been camped out since november. they were angry that the ukrainian president scrapped a trade agreement with the european union in favor of closer ties with russia. >> reporter: crackdown. >> reporter:the protestors fought back, hurling rocks
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and firebombs at police. the police beating them with batons and firing tear gas. doctors tended to the injured all through the day, the bodies of two protestorsas night fell, the protestors burned the ruling party's headquarters. as many as 20=thousand streets refusing to disperse. back with more livevice president joe biden has to express the obama administration's "grave concern." he urged him to address what legitimate concerns. [ man ] i don't know if this is gonna be a first or second, but this is gonna be a medal! [ man #2 ] and it looks like we could have another one of those photos! [ female announcer ] every minute. every medal. every screen. the nbc sports live extra app
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tonight at 8:30-- >> pam: some hot pockets being taken off store shelves. why the popular frozen food has been voluntary recalled. and how it is all tied to a bay area slaughterhouse. also ahead-- baseball is back. we are live in arizona tonight. where the giants and the a's are gearing up for a new season. >> pam: new tonight at 8 - a warning for hikers and outdoor enthusiasts. a study conducted by stanford university. seems lyme disease, can now be found in almost every corner of the bay area. >> pam: kron 4's charles clifford has details. >> reporter:anyone who's walked their dog or hiked
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along a trail in the bay area has probably had at least one run in with ixodes pacificus better know as the western black-legged tick. >> reporter:these 8 legged insects are also a know vector for carrying the pathogen that causes lyme disease, a bacterial illness that if left untreated can lead to serious health problems. >> reporter:the disease has long been associated with ticks on the east coast, but a new study by stanford university shows that infected ticks are more common in the bay area that previously thought. >> reporter:ana thompson is the executive director of the bay area lyme foundation, which sponsored the study. >> reporter:researchers also found ticks that were carrying a second newly discovered human pathogen that has unknown health consequences. >> reporter:finally, thompson says that anyone visiting open spaces in the bay area can take some very basic precautions to avoid coming in contact with ticks.
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in portola valley, charles clifford kron 4 news. >> reporter:lyme can be difficult to diagnose, but its early symptoms include fever, headache, fatigue and sometimes a telltale rash that looks like a bull's- eye centered on the tick bite. if left untreated, the infection can cause a range of health problems from arthritis and joint pain to immune deficiencies and a persistent cognitive fog. most people recover with antibiotic treatment, but, for unknown reasons, some patients who suffer from a variety of lyme-like symptoms find no relief from the normally proscribed therapy.
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a lot of people are wondering about lyme disease it is the top story here in our bay area news section click on that if we will walk through it real quick. how to remove ticks if you 51 on you or your pet. how are you getting it fixed on the in the first place? new tonight at 8-- the city of berkeley has a problem on its hands. >> pam: next at eight.
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>> pam: nick tonight at 8 the city of berkeley has a problem on its hands too many gofers and ground squirrels are living in cesar chavez park near the marina and they could because of an environmental hazard kron4 jack bush explains why there are so many road it spirit roadents >> reporter: or experts say that could mean that when it rains the water mixed with the trash and leak out into the bay put the wild life into danger with a dangerous ecosystem. that so many animals and humans depend
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on. eradication will happen soon 1 a. at the time. >> jacqueline: it looks real organized fairly strong. the tail end of the system will break apart. the very minimum range. it will go down the coast and by six little drizzle it will not be a barry beck store at all spotty showers gusty blends
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into the early afternoon. winds >> jacqueline: 62 in fremont and redwood city with 6 ft. in downtown step francisco. lake tahoe and cloudy no rain and no snow not yet it will change overnight the rank will pick up. we will see one to 2 in. of snow. rain >> jacqueline: thursday and friday will be drier warmer conditions. once the system moves through a little bit of drizzle dreyer conditions
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reaching back into the 70's through the weekend that early next week. >> pam: still dramatic video footage of the attendant carjacking of the taxicab on the bay bridge this time from inside the taxicab that is tonight at 830. >> reporter: and maybe bart dark outside that we are at the ballpark. [ sports announcer ] here's another one, alyson dudek.
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hales corners, wisconsin. nice pass by alyson dudek. can she hang on to that spot? and she does! [ male announcer ] with the u-verse wireless receiver, your tv goes where you take it, allowing inspiration to follow. ♪ [ dad ] looks pretty good, right? [ girl ] yeah. [ male announcer ] switch to u-verse and add a wireless receiver today. ♪ [ male announcer ] switch to u-verse and add a wireless receiver today.
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tonight from the san francisco giants' training facility. j.r.? >> reporter: they start early here in scottsdale stadium we were here early angel with the san for cisco giants. this is a guy who tore his hamstring he is back and healthy >> we have a fresh year that we will take advantage of. there will have to count on us. we can do some damage. i knew everyone who you are a winning team and we have to get back to that
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attitude. we have to turn the page from last year it happened it we have to move forward. >> reporter: so when an arizona talked-about 196 game they could win 100 or over this year. with coco crisp and some of these new guys in the video. these guys are a young team and fired up. certainly a lot more to come. we are one to be out here all weekend
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>> pam: exclusive addition of people be have been badly >> reporter: starting off with a 34 year old joffe and kept asking for a ride to oakland ended up as a carjacking attempt right smack in front and the middle of the bay bridge. two sides to every story this is the story from inside the cab.
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>> reporter: ambrose desperately need to get out of staff for cisco's stating that he needs to go out oakland then he changed his mind instead he wants to go somewhere differently. followed shortly by >> me to the doctors. >> reporter: claims that his as smut is acting up the cab driver x where he was going? >> take the to the bus stop. to the bus terminal. >> bus stop? what bus stop? >> reporter: angel dust or pcp. >> reporter: explain what
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happened next has his head dropped for a second for them listen man >> no no no >> or try to reach for something! >> let me out! let me out! >> reporter: and brush and sucked in the passenger seat try to activate the taxi. >> reporter: lee did or not the cab driver was more worried about ambrose's leading the cap and dropping jumping off the bridge and that is one of the reasons why he kept him in the car. >> pam: out of the note says comfort cab like to take all of the people who stop to
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help the taxicab driver by them >> pam: if you were about to eat a hot pocket you might want to rethink your late-night snack. several of them have been recalled after the company learned the meat inside some hot pockets did not get the proper inspection. new tonight at 8 kron4 justing one that explains how this national recall has ties to eight now shut down slaughterhouse in the north to bay. north bay >> reporter: rethink eating the philly steak and cheesed hot pockets the trouble starts at the slaughterhouse rancho beating court in
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petaluma rancho feeding corp >> reporter: 8 u. s. d a inspection showed that allegedly process disease and unsound animals which were unfit for human food that led to a recall of all of the beet processed at rancho from 2013 to about 9 million lbs. of it east include beef carcass oxtail liver cheeks and town nastily the maker of hot pockets has now issued a voluntary recall of the philly cheese steak and cheese including the sandwich with the croissant crossed nastily tells kron4 it did not purchase the meet directly from the rancho however we have confirmed that a small quality of meat
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from rancho was used as net with nestle's chatsworth california operation a facility devoted entirely to hot pockets. and we use 100 percent beef and hour hot pockets while there are no reports of anyone getting sick after eating the now recall meat from rancho the alert set by the usda is the highest there is just the walkman kron 4 news >> reporter: the company says customers who brought the unaffected food should not eat it here is a look at the high pockets be a voluntary recall billy stake and cheese flavor hot pockets in three different hat sizes croissant crest of philly steak and cheese into packed boxes if you brought products included in this recall you can return them for a full refund more
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detail reconfirmation including expiration dates here are on the web site on the homepage click on the story we also have the response from messily and just posted a lift a list of all retail locations in california that receive the recall meat. >> reporter: >> since is that there is very few numbers of people than the majority of these break dance. some real and often recipients of break his of cars at one time. >> reporter: richmond district captain silberman says a three-pronged attack to curb these break-ins. increased patrols in the area. to from time to time do surveillance operations.
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in hopes of catching someone before the break into a car >> reporter: 3 is to step up patrols for camping in the and the park. >> does not take a rocket scientist to figure out they will not stop if nothing is done to the perpetrator. >> reporter: and that may be the case but they still want people to be vigilant in reporting these crimes pc anyone doing anything suspicious please contact the police immediately and do not wait. >> reporter:
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>> pam: no surprise the bay area home prices are through the roof still ahead by now how much you need to our to purchase a home in san francisco that is next!
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>> reporter: the meter will just stopped texas will black box records to records beating and breaking in. their plight a particular role in the city and set a tone on the street in regard to the yellow cabs. a member of the tax to carry a says it could be useful. taxi
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drivers who frequently crash would also be required to do more training. >> jacqueline: your morning commute drizzle temperatures in the 40's and the clouds will clear out sold 3:00 in the afternoon funny and breezy. winds will calm down in the evening. cloudy skies over the bay area with no rain still at the north. it will break apart only accepting light showers. here comes some of the light rain. . it will be will drizzly no heavy rain
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by any means. sunny skies by the lunchtime hour. the forecast will be buried among only a few hundreds of inch of rain. the winds will pick up into the afternoon with gusty conditions. as you look up into the sierra range for snow in the sierra but that will change and the wicked will pick up. with the wind advisory up at lake tahoe thursday and friday in a little calmer alomar conditions. and to the weekend dreyer warmer weather. back near 70.
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>> jacqueline: snowball.com for more info on ski resorts. >> pam: stunning comparison to learn how much money you need to purchase a home in san francisco. will veto ever pitch again gary with a sports next!
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work-in >> gary: bob melvin and strong competition in the american league west as well. dashon is a catcher >> we want a division two times in a row and that is where it will begin to win a division in cannot think too far ahead of that right now you just want to let that go >> gary: here we go with barry zito! no one offered camp a contract he turned down five offers yes that's what you see happen is a that you wait and see he
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has been of money do not even worry. >> gary: he says he will read booth and come backre- boot and come back >> gary: he is 36 years old, now you have to know that tran any something you love. and i am not sitting here like pour z10. poor zit >> gary: we want to work all of us could have been pro at police but we wanted to be able to work until we are 67 years old un like these guys were done at 35. we all
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could have been professional athletes. but we perfect word to tell you the story. >> pam: just for clarification >> pam: (laughter) >> jacqueline: i'd rather be in their shoes and retire at 35 (laughter) >> pam: (laughter) >> gary: do you have this story? a falling piece of matt toll emblem beaten indiana falling piece of
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metal fell...calling off the game on indiana-hoosiers >> gary: he is a great tight end. baseball brawl and q. but these are not type of the got it typed hot top of the line guys! aww man that guy took a swing. he missed
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him with the bat! >> gary: it was a very ugly in a moment. when they threw the bat in 1962 that had been a major league. >> jacqueline: tony gonzalez who went to cal this season with his shirt off and say while wow he will be on the cbs stow sold enough with shannon sharpe and marino.
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>> pam: how much you will need to purchase a home and sampras's go compared to the rest of the country. >> pam: all about balks at 9:00 p.m. >> pam[ sports announcer ] here's another one, alyson dudek. hales corners, wisconsin. nice pass by alyson dudek. can she hang on to that spot? and she does! [ male announcer ] with the u-verse wireless receiver, your tv goes where you take it, allowing inspiration to follow. ♪ [ dad ] looks pretty good, right? [ girl ] yeah. [ male announcer ] switch to u-verse and add a wireless receiver today. ♪
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>> grant is back with hard figures to back it up with how much it would cost to purchase a home in san francisco. >> reporter: in san
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francisco you would need an income of 115 pelton dollars for average. h. s h is the web site space is the priciest city in san francisco. san francisco and los angeles audit including new york. location location location >> reporter: cincinnati and st. louis or all locations where you need to earn $20,000 a year to purchase a home. >> reporter: it is not just me. produced this list each year as it called the biggest concern and the bay area and staff francisco it
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is the cost of owning a home homeless issues are second and the cost of renting a home is the third transportation for schools and jobs, drugs, crimes and the game. and gangs. >> pam: we will see how all of this fall out and politically. >> gary: >> jacqueline: some dry air and warmer weather to come for the weekend. >> pam: almost brained as we
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hit the weekend. stay in touch kron4 dark, good night everyone
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(mooing) booth: can you make anything out? brennan: yes. it's a crater. we know it's a crater, bones. the question is: what caused it? you should ask a geologist. i can tell you for sure, it's not a meteor. you get a look what's inside? not for long. state troopers didn't want anyone getting near it until you people got here. that's very nice of them. but what did it look like? i'm pretty sure it was meat. meat wearing clothes. booth: what do you want to do? brennan: let's take a look. so what do you think? dead? just saying, if he fell out of a plane, that plane is long gone by now. no sign of a parachute.

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